Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 2 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Access to Higher Education

What’s it all about?

This course is ideal if you want to return to college to develop your basic academic skills.

To apply for this course you will be required to hold or be working towards a Level 1 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy and will sit a basic skills (initial assessment) test to assess your current abilities.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ 160.00 *subject to change You will need to provide your own stationery.

You will be assessed through a variety of methods including:

Worksheets
Group discussions
Mini projects
Essays
Practical classroom based tasks

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

On this course you will cover a range of subjects including:

English
Maths
IT
Personal study skills
Improving spelling
Career options

What’s next?

Successfully completing the course gives you an opportunity to progress onto the QAA Level 3 approved Access course designed to prepare you for university.

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